stethoscope

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(steth′ŏ-skōp″)

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[stetho- + -scope]
An instrument for transmitting sounds made within the patient's body to the examiner's ears.

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(steth′ŏ-skōp″)

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[stetho- + -scope]
An instrument for transmitting sounds made within the patient's body to the examiner's ears.

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